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J.G. Barbee James Gray Barbee
Full Name: James Gray Barbee
Other surnames: Barber
Date of birth: July 4, 1851
Date of death: March 17, 1915

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 46 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Wharton / Wharton   Colorado, Gonzales, Lavaca, Wharton
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • 34th Legislature, R.S., 3/18/1915, p. 1168. Resolutions - Memorial.
  • Biographical Sketches
  • Family history of Dr. James G. Barbee by Mrs. Fannie Mae Barbee Hughes of Wharton, daughter of J.G. Barbee, Jr., pp. 127-128. Dr. James G. Barbee and Miranda Burrow Barbee, parents of J.G. Barbee, Jr., born 1851 in Crockett and married Fannie Barker Fifer. J.G. Barbee, Jr. and Col. N.B. Barbee - brothers. "Col. N.B. Barbee was his [J.G. Barbee, Jr.] oldest brother." The History of Houston County, Texas, 1943.
  • Obituary, "Judge J.G. Barbee Dead at Wharton," The Houston Post, 3/18/1915, p. 8. Born 7/4/1850 in Crockett, Texas, son of Dr. J.G. Barbee and Miranda (Burrow) Barbee. "In 1893 he was elected to represent this county [Wharton] in the twenty-third assembly of the legislature. He ran for office on a sound money platform, defeating John E. Linn, the free silver candidate." Survivors include daughter Mrs. F.M.B. Hughes of Wharton and brother Colonel N.D. Barbee of Crockett. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Other Resources
  • James Gray Barbee, born 7/4/1851 at Crockett, Tex., died 3/17/1915 at Wharton, Tex., interment in Glenwood Cemetery, Crockett, Houston County. Find a Grave.
  • HUGHS, FANNIE MAY BARBEE (1874–1976), daughter of Judge James Gray and Fannie Barker (Fifer) Barbee. "Upon graduation from college, she spent time in Austin with her father, a member of the Texas legislature." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.G. Barber, postoffice Wharton, nativity Texas, age 42, farmer, 42 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. J.G. Barbee, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission
  • Photograph. J.G. Barbee, 23rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members (House chamber vestibule, east wall. 2W.V1). State Preservation Board.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Hill (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • 23rd session composite photo of House members by Journeay (Texas State Library and Archives Commission). Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
  • Committee Informationtop
    23rd R.S. - 1893
    Agricultural Affairs  
    Labor  
    Public Health and Vital Statistics  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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